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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Rhino Skull Baked In Volcanic Ash, Turkey

Rhino Skull Baked In Volcanic Ash, Turkey

9.2-Million-Year-Old Rhino Skull Preserved by Instant '
Cooking to Death' in Volcanic Ash, ScienceDaily, Nov. 21, 2012

The paper is

Pierre-Olivier, A., M. J. Orliac, G. Atici, I. Ulusoy, E. Sen,
H. E. Çubukçu, E. Albayrak, N. Oyal, E. Aydar, and S. Sen,
2012, A Rhinocerotid Skull Cooked-to-Death in a 9.2
Ma-Old Ignimbrite Flow of Turkey. PLoS ONE. 7 (11)

PDF file at;jsessionid=174882D4140CFB40215966C4E5613D9B?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0049997&representation=PDF

There are a lot of rhino and and other vertebrate fossils
preserved in volcanic ash found in Miocene ash in Ashfall
Fossil Beds of Antelope County in northeastern Nebraska. and

Also, there is the Blue Lake Rhino Cave, which is the cast
of a fossil rhino found in a basaltic lava flow of the Columbia
River Basalts, Lower Grand Coulee, Washington. go see:

Climbers find basalt mold and bones of a 15-million-year-
old rhinoceros at Blue Lake, Grant County, in July 1935. Essay,

Rhino revelation -

Chappell, W. M., M. J. W. Durham, and D. E. Savage, 1951.
Mold of a rhinoceros in basalt, Lower Grand Coulee,
Washington. Geological Society of America Bulletin.
vol. 62, pp. 907-918.

Kaler, K. L., 1988. The Blue Lake rhinoceros. Washington
Geologic Newsletter. vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 3-8.

PDF file at

Best wishes,

Paul H.